DARE: Our Associate Research Program

Current DARE projects

Development of a genome engineering technique for cell-type labeling and its application for understanding neural processing of visual information
Associate professor Keisuke Yonehara, DANDRITE Group Leader - Dept. Biomedicine, Aarhus University
& Associate professor Ernst-Martin Füchtbauer, DANDRITE Associate Investigator - Dept. Molecular Biology and Genetics, Aarhus University
Postdoc project (3 years) granted per April 2016.

Advanced fluorescence-based functional studies of the GABA transporter
Assistant professor Hanne Poulsen, DANDRITE Team Leader - Dept. Molecular Biology and Genetics, Aarhus University
& Assistant professor Steffen Sinning, DANDRITE Associate Investigator - Dept. Clinical Medicine, Aarhus University
PhD project (4 years) granted per January 2016.

RSK/MSDK kinases and the AHC-related dysfunction of Na+,K+-ATPase
Professor Poul Nissen, DANDRITE core Group Leader - Dept. Molecular Biology and Genetics, Aarhus University
& Professor Lars Iversen, DANDRITE Associate Investigator - Dept. Clinical Medicine, Aarhus University
& Natalya Fedosova, DANDRITE Associate Investigator - Dept. Biomedicine, Aarhus University
PhD project (4 years) granted per January 2016.

Role of SorCS2 in angiogenesis and vascular integrity in the brain
Professor Anders Nykjær, DANDRITE core Group Leader - Dept. Biomedicine, Aarhus University
& Professor Claus Oxvig, DANDRITE Associate Investigator - Dept. Molecular Biology and Genetics, Aarhus University
Postdoc project (3 years) granted per April 2015.

Equipment for in situ X-ray crystal screening and optimization
Professor Poul Nissen, DANDRITE core Group Leader - Dept. Molecular Biology and Genetics, Aarhus University
& Professor Søren Skou Thirup, DANDRITE Associate Investigator - Dept. Molecular Biology and Genetics, Aarhus University
Equipment project (3 years) granted per January 2015.

Proteomic investigation of phosphorylation substrates for Polo like kinase-2 (PLK-2) and substrates for PLK-2 dependent degradation in cells and brain
Professor Poul Henning Jensen, DANDRITE core Group Leader - Dept. Biomedicine, Aarhus University
& Professor Martin Røssel Larsen, DANDRITE Associate Investigator - Dept. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Southern Denmark
Equipment project (3 years) granted per September 2014.

Structural analysis of the cation-chloride co-transporter NKCC1
Professor Poul Nissen, DANDRITE core Group Leader - Dept. Molecular Biology and Genetics, Aarhus University
& Professor Robert Fenton, DANDRITE Associate Investigator - Dept. Biomedicine, Aarhus University
Postdoc project (3 years) granted per April 2014.

Live Imaging and Optical Control of Pluripotent Stem Cell Derivatives In Vivo
Associate professor Mark Denham, DANDRITE Group Leader - Dept. Biomedicine, Aarhus University
& Professor David Brooks, DANDRITE Associate Investigator - Dept. Clinical Medicine, Aarhus University
Postdoc project (3 years) granted per April 2014.

Polo-like kinase 2 defined pathways for regulating brain cell a-synuclein catabolism
– potential new targets for disease modifying treatment of Parkinson disease

Professor Poul Henning Jensen, DANDRITE core Group Leader - Dept. Biomedicine, Aarhus University
& Associate professor Frederik Vilhardt, DANDRITE Associate Investigator - Dept. of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, Copenhagen University
PhD project (4 years) granted per April 2014.

Electrophysiological recordings and manipulation of single neurons in behaving animals
Dr. Balázs Hangya Institute of Experimental Medicine, Hungarian Academy of Sciences: DARE project (Equipment) initiated August 2016 in collaboration with Group Leader Duda Kvitsiani.